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Henry Purcell
Henry Purcell Name: Henry
Surname: Purcell
Born: 1659
Died: 1695
The English composer Henry Purcell was born in London in 1659. Purcell developed his own distinctive style in the mixing of instrumental, solo vocal and choral music, but it was the vocal aspect of his work that proved most lastingly influential. Purcell’s only opera, Dido and Aeneas, was compose... More informationd to a libretto by Nahum Tate, and first performed in Chelsea in 1689. In Dido’s lament, “When I am laid in earth,” the music fuses perfectly with the words to express the character’s resignation. Purcell and Tate were drawing on their knowledge of Italian opera, with its customary use of lament as climax. John Playford, the most prominent music publisher of that day, wrote in 1698 of Purcell, who was at that point just three years dead, that he was “especially admired for … having a peculiar genius to express the energy of English words, whereby he moved the passions of all his auditors.” Less information
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By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Organ, Guitar, Cello, Flute, violin, Vocal, Horn in the genre New Age, Classical, Pop and category Baroque, Guitar tabs, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Voice, Trumpet in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English, Romantic Period
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Organ, Trumpet in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, harpsichord, Trumpet in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Organ, Cello, violin, Voice, Choir, Trumpet in the genre Classical and category Choir, Renaissance, Baroque, Free, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Organ, Voice in the genre Classical and category Renaissance, Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments harpsichord, Voice in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano in the genre Classical and category Scores
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano, Cello, Voice in the genre Classical and category Renaissance, Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Piano in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir, Low Voice in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Free, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell in the genre Classical and category Baroque, English
By Henry Purcell in the genre Classical and category Baroque, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Guitar, Voice, Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Guitar tabs, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, English
By Henry Purcell in the genre Classical and category Baroque, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, Opera, Scores, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, English
By Henry Purcell for the instruments Choir in the genre Classical and category Baroque, English



Henry Purcell information
Henry Purcell
Country:
 United Kingdom
Name:
Henry
Surname:
Purcell
Gender:
Male
Born:
10 September 1659
Died:
21 November 1695
Age:
36
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